Chelsea have started the season in excellent form, earning a 3-1 victory over Leeds United at the weekend.
Frank Lampard’s team seem set for a title challenge thanks to the impact of their new signings. N’Golo Kante singled them out for special praise and we have an update on his comments here.
We also have an update on a young Serie A defender who has reportedly piqued Chelsea’s interest.
There is also the latest on how Lampard might trim down his squad in January now that he is dealing with the effects of these new players.
Here is a round-up of all the Chelsea transfer rumours.
Click to play
Tap to play
The video will auto-play soon8Cancel
Chelsea in race for Serie A defender
Chelsea have been named among a number of Premier League clubs as interested parties in young Serie A defender Sebastian Walukiewicz.
According to Corriere dello Sport via the Sun, Walukiewicz is the subject of interest from Manchester United and Liverpool as well as the Blues after a series of excellent performances in Serie A.
Still only 20, the Polish defender broke in the Cagliari side in the closing stages of last season after switching from Pogon Szczecin.
Chelsea could view the youngster as a long-term replacement for Thiago Silva, who arrived in a free transfer in the summer. The 35-year-old has been excellent so far this season, but a long-term solution at the position is required.
Kante praises summer signings
N’Golo Kante has praised the impact of Chelsea’s summer signings, stating that he believes this team is capable of challenging for the Premier League title as a result.
Chelsea spent more than £200million on a range of new stars in the summer, including Timo Werner, Kai Havertz and Ben Chilwell. And Kante believes that, with these players starring, they can now compete for a title.
“For sure we have a beautiful squad,”…